Studio: WILLIAM MORRIS and Co.


designer: Sir Edward Burne Jones
Circa: August 1878

SOL Original Burne-Jones Centerpiece
   
 

This SOL panel will be privately offered for sale. February, 2014. An extremely rare original William Morris/Burne Jones stained glass panel. Listed in the definitive Seuter Books.


Of the 2 panels kept in the Franklin Collection since the late 1970's, MARS is now at LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art. SOL is the last of the Woodlands pieces available, in the best original condition of the whole set, as well as having been the centerpiece of the original set.

Some close up shots of SOL can be seen at this link:

CLICK HERE: SOL CLOSE UPS

CLICK HERE: SOL HISTORY, including Woodlands History

 

Sol, seated on a cloud at sunset, in front of a lion.  1'10" wide x 3' 8.5" tall (Largest of the set)

 

 




Two panels "Sol" and "Mars" by William Morris Company, designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, purchased as a set of 7 by The Franklin Collection in the 1970's. 
The other 5 panels went to Jimmy Page, of LED ZEPPLIN, 
owner of one of William Morris' former homes. 


Panels found by Franklin in  the late 1970's were: 
Venus, Morning Star, Evening Star, Luna, Jupiter and the 2 best ones he kept, Mars and Sol.

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  Visualization of original Woodlands set, MARS was on left  of SOL [Center]  <<CLICK image above for larger view>>  
  These panels were documented in the A. Charles Sewter books,
THE STAINED GLASS OF WILLIAM MORRIS AND HIS CIRCLE.
   

Also Available, two (2) Burne-Jones Saints: St. Peter and St. James

 

CLICK HERE: BJ Saints , More info and more photos.

 
CLICK HERE for more : SAINTS CLOSE UPS    

 


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